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Kathy Griffin Gives Update on Mom’s “Worsening” Dementia While Wishing Her a Happy 99th Birthday

Kathy Griffin and mom Maggie turns 99 with dementia

Kathy Griffin’s mom, Maggie Griffin, is 99 years young and her daughter took to Twitter to share the news. However, in the post for her birthday Kathy also updated fans on her mom’s  dementia diagnosis. “Today is my mother Maggie’s 99th Birthday,” she wrote. “I spoke with her yesterday and, unfortunately, I’m sorry to say … Read more

Jodie Foster Mourns the Passing of Her Mother, Calling Her an ‘Original Like No Other’

Jodi. Foster mourns the death of her mother Brandy

Throughout her 90 years on this earth, Evelyn “Brandy” Foster was a big band singer, a Hollywood publicist and an entertainment manager. But the job she seemed to love the most was the job of ‘mom’ to her four children. And yes, one of those children was actress Jodie Foster. “Evelyn was without a doubt … Read more

Jenna Bush Hager Mourns Passing of Beloved Grandmother, Jenna Welch

jenna b hager grandmother

Just months after losing her grandparents on her father’s side, Today co-host Jenna Bush Hager finds herself mourning once again. Her grandmother, Jenna Welch, passed away last Friday (May 10) at the age of 99. “Waking up thinking of my precious namesake, Jenna Welch who passed away Friday,” Hager wrote on Sunday (May 12) on … Read more

Country Legend Hal Ketchum Diagnosed With Alzheimer’s

Hal Ketchum battling dementia alzheimers

Fans of 90s country music legend, Hal Ketchum, are reeling after his wife made the announcement on his Facebook page that the singer-songwriter has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and dementia. In the post, Andrea goes into some detail. She explains, “He has been battling this for some time now, but because of his love for … Read more

Kimberly Williams-Paisley Discusses Her Mother’s Dementia in New Book

Brad Paisley‘s wife Kimberly — who is a bona fide actress in her own right — is sharing her experience with her mother’s dementia. Her story is chronicled in the book Where the Light Gets In: Losing My Mother Only to Find Her Again, comes out April 5. Kimberly started to worry about her mother, … Read more